Author Archives: Danny Kushmer

Another Inconvenient Truth

Dr. LaPointe on septic system pollution in the Indian River Lagoon Get the facts.

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Irrigation Salesperson Wanted

Ag-Tronix is a water management specialist company that is seeking a salesperson to join our team. Our rapid expansion has created an opening on our sales team to build on our success, win new accounts and expand our business with … Continue reading

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The Farmer by Amelia E. Barr

http://www.online-literature.com/amelia-barr/4386/ The Farmer The king may rule o’er land and sea, The lord may live right royally, The soldier ride in pomp and pride, The sailor roam o’er ocean wide; But this or that, whate’er befall, The farmer he must … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad

Check out IMPAC’s latest video showcasing the sweet potato. www.impac.org  

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Water Quality Improves in Everglades

Water Quality Improves in Everglades South Florida Water Management District December 14, 2017 The recently completed L-8 Flow Equalization Basin is a key component of Gov. Rick Scott’s Restoration Strategies Plan that is maximizing the restoration of Everglades water quality. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

While Christmas is very special to me and my family, our favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Thinking back to America’s first settlers and the struggles they endured as they began to understand how to work the “new” land while creating our … Continue reading

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The Latest Your Food, Your Farmer Podcast

Hear the latest podcast featuring agriculture economic development and veteran recruitment. Danny Kushmer  

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Best practices incentive program for Florida farm labor contractors

From the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association “The FFVA Voice” Really good news for labor contractors working with H2A Visa’s in Florida. ## Florida licensed farm labor contractors may now request to be recognized as a designated “best practices farm … Continue reading

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Environmental Agriculture Leadership

The 2017 Agricultural Environmental Leadership Awards were presented by Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to the following recipients during the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Conference. Speedling Inc. Florida Blue Farms Cindale Farms Congratulations to all three recipients, this is … Continue reading

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Research on heat-tolerant corn wins award

UF/IFAS-led team wins national recognition for their research on field corn. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Field corn is one of the world’s most important cereal grains, and efforts to develop new heat-tolerant varieties of this crop have earned national recognition for … Continue reading

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